Meditation is the process of training the mind by following some techniques that are aimed at bringing about changes in the mind so that an individual is able to lead a happy life. It’s all in your mind how you regulate your activities and how you take our social surroundings. The multifarious benefits of meditation can help you lead a happier and more fulfilled life. There are seven ways that meditation helps you.
Your lives are often driven by emotion, both positive and negative. But once your negative emotions have built up, it is not easy to be dealt with. Emotions pamper your ego and often your traumatised ego hinders you from behaving normally. It enables you to maintain healthy relationships both in your personal and your professional lives.
The atmosphere is now tremendously polluted. You can see the effects of pollution everywhere resulting in the spreading of a large number if diseases. Taking medicines helps you to some extent. But prevention is always believed to be better than cure. Meditation is one way that helps in increasing your resistance against tumours, viruses and deadly diseases like cancer. It also helps in fast recovery.
Increases creativity and intuition
Creativity is something that helps you improve your life and if you are in a profession that depends on creativity, you will see amazing results. Creativity crops from your thoughts which provide you with new ways of looking at the same thing. Intuition is also used in creative activities. A sharp intuition also helps you get away from problematic situations thereby keeping your life peaceful.
Reduces pre-menstrual syndrome
Symptoms like a headache or abdominal pain, feeling of sadness, tension, irritation and discomfort are seen during the days just before the menstrual cycle begins. These symptoms are greatly reduced once you start meditating.
Slows the ageing process
If you are someone unhappy with the results of ant- agers, here’s one solution for you. Meditation is a process that slows down cell damage that ultimately leads to ageing.
Ovulation is often disturbed as infertility stresses hampers the hormones that trigger ovulation. The practice of meditation has led to the cure of infertility in many women.
Normalises your weight
If you are over-weight or under-weight for your age, height and sex, meditation has shown that it can bring an individual back to his/her normal weight. A healthy body needs to have a normal weight. A normal weight also helps you look good and confident.
Apart from these there are several other positive results that you can attain by practising meditation. The total effect is having a normal, healthy and happy life free from aggression, greed, anger and envy. The peace in your life reflects in the glow of your skin and may be you may even give up using cosmetics.
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